Large metal sculpture of a Native American warrior known as the Keeper of the Plains at the confluence of the Arkansas and Little Arkansas rivers in Wichita, Kansas

20 Fun Things to Do in Wichita, Kansas

One of my favorite things about exploring the Midwest is that its destinations are often underestimated. There’s always the potential to be surprised, and my experience was no different when I discovered all of the…

Frecs the Miner, a self-made roadside giant in Galena, Kansas

Frecs the Miner

If you’re a frequent road tripper, you’ve no doubt seen Muffler Men along the country’s highways and byways. But Frecs the Miner is no ordinary roadside giant.

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Exploring Kansas: Ottawa

With a population of roughly 12,400, Ottawa is still (surprisingly) considered a part of the Kansas City metro but, even so, probably doesn’t seem like your typical road trip destination…